Events

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For events on the Chico State campus, accommodations will be provided upon request for people with disabilities, provided the request is made at least seven days prior to the event. Contact us at (530) 898-5959.

Ongoing Events

Artoberfest

October 1 – 31

Chico Artoberfest is an annual festival featuring more than 150 events in 31 days during October.
Concerts, live performances, literature, poetry, dance, film and video, visual arts, music, theater, architecture and special events round out the festivities in this beautiful college town. Join us this fall! For a complete listing of Artoberfest events, visit www.artoberfest.net

The Art House

325 Nord Ave. (directions)
Sun., 1–5 p.m.
530-894-1893

Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park Toursthis event has a cost

525 Esplanade (directions)
Sat.–Mon., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tours leave on the hour
For more information:
530-895-6144 | http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=460

Chico Air Museum

170 Convair Ave. (directions)
Fri.–Sun, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
530-345-6468 | www.chicoairmuseum.org

Chico Art School and Gallery

September 1 - October 30

336 Broadway, Suite 20 (directions)
Tues.–Fri., 1–5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.–noon
530-570-3895 | janet@chicoartschool.com

Chico Creek Nature Centerthis event has a cost

1968 East 8th St. (directions)
Wed.–Thurs., 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
530-891-4671 | info@bidwellpark.org

Chico Museumthis event has a cost

141 Salem St. (directions)
Wed–Sun.: 12 p.m.–4 p.m.
Mik ’Cupu Dy: This Is Our Home, Here We Remain;
100 Years of Chico History

Adults, $3. Students and Seniors with I.D., $2. Under 14, free.
530-891-4336  | www.chicomuseum.org

Gateway Science Museumthis event has a cost

625 Esplanade (directions)
Wed.–Sun., noon–5 p.m.
530-898-4121 | www.csuchico.edu/gateway

Ongoing Exhibits:
* Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats
* Modern Farming: Land, Water, People, and Science
* Gateway Gardens

The Patrick Ranch Museum Autumn Fest 2015

October 4 - 26

10381 Midway, Durham (directions)
Sat.–Sun., 1 p.m.–4 p.m.
530-342-4359 | www.patrickranchmuseum.org

Public Art in Chico

To learn about the City’s public art portfolio, please visit:
www.ci.chico.ca.us/arts_commission/documents/Arts_Brochure_printable.pdf

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tasting Room

Tours and Tasting Room, 1075 East 20th St.

Guided tours for ages 12 and over, educational tasting and Beer Geek tours for ages 21 and over.
For an updated schedule, visit:
www.sierranevada.com/brewery/california/brewery-tour/

530-899-4776 | tours@sierranevada.com

Stansbury Home Guided Toursthis event has a cost

307 W. 5th St. (directions)
Sat.–Sun., 1–4 p.m.
This beautifully preserved Victorian home was built in 1883 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
530-895-3848 | www.stansburyhome.org | Facebook

University Art Gallery

August 26 - October 9

Patrick Hillman: TOTAL wreck

Trinity Hall, Room 100, CSU, Chico (directons)
Gallery hours: Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

530-898-5864 | University Art Gallery

The Janet Turner Print Museum

September 30 - October 24

The Janet Turner Print Museum
Containing Spirit: The Vessel Featuring Ceramic Art by the Late CSU, Chico Professor Jack Windsor

Turner Print Museum Gallery, Meriam Library, CSU, Chico (directions)
Gallery Hours: Mon.–Sat., 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
530-898-4476 | info@theturner.org | www.janetturner.org

Queer Week

October 5 - 10

Times and locations TBA
Check here for the latest: www.aschico.com/gsec

Chico Beer Week

October 8 - 17

www.chicobeerweek.net

Downtown Chico Harvest Sidewalk Sale

October 9 - 10

9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Click here for more information.

Enloe Cancer Center's Healing Art Gallery

Until October 10

Enloe Cancer Center, 265 Cohasset Rd. (directions)
Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Oil and colored pencil works by Barbara Anne Ramsey
530-332-3856 | www.enloe.org/community-health/healing-art-gallery

Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology

From Chico to China: The Life and Travels of Valene Smith
Meriam Library, CSU, Chico (directions)
530-898-5397 |
www.csuchico.edu/anthmuseum 

Sierra Oro Farm Trail Passport Weekendthis event has a cost

October 11 - 12

Taste the bounty of Butte County at 29 farms and wineries.
10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Passports are $25 per person ($30 day-of) and include a free wine glass and free tasting at all stops on the map.

Passports are available online at www.sierraoro.org

All proceeds benefit the Sierra Oro Farm Trail Association to further develop agri-tourism in Butte County.

530-343-7288 | info@sierraoro.org | http://www.sierraoro.org

Adventure Outings: Chips Creek Hike & Yogathis event has a cost

October 10 - 11

530-898-4011 | www.aschico.com/adventureoutings

Chico Area Museum Alliance Museum Stroll

October 10 - 18

www.facebook.com/ChicoAreaMuseumAlliance

Chico Theater Company Presents Funny Girl

October 10 - November 1

Chico Theater Company, 166 Eaton Rd. (directions)
(530) 894-3282 | www.chicotheatercompany.com

CSU, Chico School of the Arts Presents The Rovertickets for this event are purchased through the university box office

October 13 - 18

Harlen Adams Theatre, CSU, Chico (directions)
Tues.–Sat., 7:30 pm; Sat.–Sun., 2 pm
www.schoolofthearts-csuchico.com
Tickets: 530-898-6333 | www.chicostatetickets.com

Blue Room Theatre Presents The Elephant Manthis event has a cost

October 9 - 23

Blue Room Theatre, 139 W. 1st St. (directions)
(530) 895-3749 | blueroom@blueroomtheatre.com
www.blueroomtheatre.com

Adventure Outings American River Raftingthis event has a cost

October 16 - 17

530-898-4011 | http://www.aschico.com/adventureoutings

26th Annual Open Studios Art Tour Exhibitionthis event has a cost

October 18-19 & 25-25

Various locations
(530) 895-8726 | www.chicoarttour.com

Friday, October 9

CSU, Chico Young Alumni Mixerthis event has a cost

A Chico State Alumni Association Event

B Street Oyster Co., 117 Broadway (directions)
6:30–8:00 p.m. $10 to attend.

Kick off the Chico Experience with the Young Alumni Network at B Street Oyster Co. in downtown Chico. Delicious appetizers will be provided while you connect with other young alumni and build professional relationships in a relaxed environment.

Register here, or by contacting Alumni & Parent Relations at:
530-898-6472 | www.csuchico.edu/alumni

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Saturday, October 10

Sierra Oro Farm Trail’s Passport Weekendthis event has a cost

(see Ongoing Events)

Chico Certified Farmer's Market

2nd & Wall Streets (directions)
7:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Chico Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Bidwell Park, Sycamore Field (directions)
Registration at 8:30 a.m., ceremony at 9:30 a.m., walk at 10 a.m.
530-895-9661 | chicowalk@alz.org

Chico Reptile Showthis event has a cost

Silver Dollar Fairgrounds (directions)
Commercial Building, 2357 Fair Street
10 a.m.–5 p.m. | chicoreptileshow.com

Residence Life Reunion Luncheonthis event has a cost

Alumni of the Residential Life Staff community are invited back to Chico to connect with their cohorts. This year marks five years since the last reunion. The event will include lunch and an afternoon of socializing.

Feel free to connect with other attendees through our Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/uhfsreslifereunion/

Location TBA

Chico State Family Weekend

Campus Tours — Meet at Colusa Hall (directions)

Chico State Arboretum Tour, 10 a.m.
Chico State Sustainability Tour, 11 a.m.

Chico State Family Weekend Barbecue ($)
Yolo Hall Lawn, CSU, Chico, noon–2 p.m.
12:30 p.m.: President Zingg address
530-898-6472 | http://tinyurl.com/familybbq2015

2015 Chico State Hall of Fame Banquet

Bell Memorial Union Auditorium, CSU, Chico, 5:30 p.m.
Ticket info: Becky Devault, 530-898-6470. RSVP deadline is Sept. 25

Adventure Outings: Chips Creek Hike & Yogathis event has a cost

530-898-4011 | www.aschico.com/adventureoutings

Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert

Laxson Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
Free, with donations accepted
www.csuchico.edu/muta

Moon on Movie: Ant-Man

Presented by AS Productions and Prime Time Productions
For current Chico State students and their families only
Glenn Lawn (aka Rose Garden Lawn), CSU, Chico, 8:30 pm
www.facebook.com/asprochico

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Sunday, October 11

Sierra Oro Farm Trail’s Passport Weekendthis event has a cost

(see Ongoing Events)

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Monday, October 12

Joanna Dunlap Cowden Memorial Lecture

Professor James Oakes, Freedom National
The Destruction of Slavery in the Civil War

Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall, CSU, Chico (directions)
Starts at 7:30 p.m.

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Tuesday, October 13

Picnic in the Plaza

City Plaza, Downtown Chico (directions)
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
www.downtownchico.com

Sacramento Event at Country Club Lanesthis event has a cost

Chico State Alumni Association
Sacramento Chapter Event at Country Club Lanes
2600 Watt Ave., Sacramento, 5:30 p.m. (directions)
530-898-6472 | www.csuchico.edu/alumni

Butte Humane Society Foster Orientation

2156 Pillsbury Rd., 5:30 p.m. (directions)
www.buttehumane.org

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Wednesday, October 14

“Can”struction Food Drive

Student Services Plaza, CSU Campus (directions)
10 a.m.—3 p.m.

Chico State Center for Healthy Communities

CalFresh Outreach, all-day tabling on campus
530-345-9749 | www.csuchico.edu/chc

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Thursday, October 15

Janet Turner Print Museum Guest Curator’s Talk

Containing Spirit: The Vessel Featuring Ceramic Art by the late CSU, Chico Professor Jack Windsor

Rowland Recital Hall (PAC 134), CSU, Chico (directions)
Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Reception to follow at the Turner Print Museum, Meriam Library
http://theturner.org/exhibitions/schedule.php

Bay Area Chapter Mixer at The Torpedo Roomthis event has a cost

The Torpedo Room - Restaurant Website
2031 4th Street (directions)
Berkeley, CA 94701

Join the Bay Area Chapter as they celebrate The Chico Experience Week right at home. Each Chico State Alumni Association Chapter is having a mixer this week, so energize your Wildcat spirit as you celebrate in unison with other alumni across the state.

5:30–7:30 p.m. | Register Online
530-898-6472 | www.csuchico.edu/alumni

Chico Chapter Fall Mixerthis event has a cost

Gale Vineyards (directions)
9345 Stanford Ln., Durham, CA

Enjoy a beautiful fall evening at Gale Vineyards with fellow Chico State Alumni and friends. The profits from this annual event go to support alumni programming throughout the year and scholarships funded by the Chico Chapter.

5:30—7:30 p.m. | Register Online
530-898-6472 | www.csuchico.edu/alumni

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Friday, October 16

26th Annual Open Studios Art Tour Preview and Opening Reception

Chico Art Center, 450 Orange St., Ste. 6
5—7 p.m. | (directions)
530-895-8726, www.chicoarttour.com

Happy Tails Movie Night this event has a cost

Butte Humane Society Education Center (directions)
2156 Pillsbury Rd., Chico, CA | 6:30 p.m.
530-343-7971 x109, www.buttehumane.org

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Saturday, October 17

Adventure Outings: Big Bald Rock Hike

530-898-4011 | www.aschico.com/adventureoutings

Chikoko Fashion Show

Silver Dollar Fair Grounds (directions)
www.chikoko.com

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Bidwell Park One Mile Recreation Area
8:30 a.m. | https://www.facebook.com/makingstrideschico

Golden Grad/Class of 1965 Reunion Brunchthis event has a cost

Golden Grad Brunch (all activities in the Bell Memorial Union)
9:30 a.m. Check-in
9:45 a.m. Class Picture
10:00 a.m. Brunch, BMU 205
10:45 a.m.  Opening of the 1965 Time Capsule
$12 to attend or 2 tickets for $20, includes brunch, Class of 1965 Memory Book, and class photo
RSVP

5th Annual You Know You’re From Chico Festival

City Plaza, Downtown Chico (directions)
11 a.m. (all day) | www.facebook.com/groups/Papajimsecola/

Forensic Hall of Fame Induction

Colusa Hall, Room 100A, 6 pm
For more information, click here.

Jason Wright, Guitarrista

Wine Time, 26 Lost Dutchman (directions)
7 p.m. | www.winetimechico.com

Parade of Lights: At the Movies!

Downtown Chico, 7:30 p.m.
www.chicomartialarts.com/chicoparadeoflights

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Sunday, October 18

Associated Students Alumni Reunion Brunch

Bell Memorial Union, Room 203 (Old AS Offices)
10 am - noon
$10/alums, no charge for current officers/coordinators
RSVP

Ditch Your Lawn: Residential Landscape Conversion Workshop

ARC Pavilion, 2040 Park Ave. (directions)
Starts @ 1 p.m. | www.cnps.org/workshops
Sponsored by the California Native Plant Society

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